Wesley Snipes
Wesley Snipes
Real Name/Full Name Wesley Trent Snipes
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Wesley Snipes
Birth Place: Orlando, Florida, U. S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 31 July 1962
Age/How Old: 61 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 82 Kg
In Pounds – 180.8 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Wesley Rudolph
Mother – Maryann Snipes
Siblings: Unknown
School: Jones High School
College: State University of New York,
Southwest College, Los Angeles
Religion: Islam
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Nakyung Park (m. 2003), April Dubois (m. 1985–1990)
Kids/Children Name: Jelani Asar Snipes, Akhenaten Kihwa-T Snipes, Iset Jua-T Snipes, Alaafia Jehu-T Snipes, Alimayu Moa-T Snipes
Profession: Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist, Producer
Net Worth: $12 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Wesley Snipes is a very successful and renowned actor, director, producer, author, and martial artist. He is widely known as the owner of a very successful production company called Amen-Ra Films. He has starred in several popular movies like White Men Can’t Jump, Brooklyn’s Finest, Demolition Man, The Expendables 3, New Jack City, Blade, etc., and has been respected with several awards. He is a very talented martial artist and has won the 5th Dan Black Belt in Shotokan Karate.

Well, how well do you know about Wesley Snipes? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Wesley Snipes’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Wesley Snipes to date.

Biography and Early Life

Wesley Snipes was born and brought up in Orlando, Florida, to father Wesley Rudolph and mother Maryann Snipes. There is not much knowledge about the details of his childhood or his family.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Wesley Snipes in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Wesley Snipes’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 20th April 2024 having been born on 31 July 1962. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 180.8 lbs in Pound and 82kg in Kilograms.


Wesley Snipes completed his high school at the Jones High School in Florida, following which he went on to study purchase at the State University of New York. He has also attended Southwest College, Los Angeles.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Wesley Snipes With Wife Nakyung Park
Wesley Snipes With Wife Nakyung Park

Wesley Snipes got married to April Snipes in the year 1985, and they were blessed with a son named Jelani Asar. Snipes is a stern believer of Islam. The couple got divorced in 1990, following which Snipes tied the knot with Nikki Park in the year 2003, and they have four children named Alaafia, Iset, Alimayu, and Akhenaten.

Is Wesley Snipes Gay?

Wesley Snipes is not gay; he has been married twice and has five children from his marriages which is a clear set of evidence that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

Wesley Snipes came under the radar of an agent while he was performing at a competition, and that’s how he scored his debut film called Wildcats. Following this, he starred in numerous movies in the 80s like Streets of Gold, Critical Condition, Major League, etc.

He portrayed the role of Nino Brown in the famous 1991 film Demolition Man followed by movies like One Night Stand, The Fan’ Money’ Train, Sugar Hill, King of New York, etc. He dived into producing movies in the year 1998, with his first production venture being the film Blade. He went on to star in and produce movies like Down in the Delta, Blade 11, Undisputed, Blade Trinity, Brooklyn’s Finest, etc., which became very popular among the masses.

He has also directed several successful movies like The Recall, Seconds, The Marksman, The Detonator, The Art of War II: Betrayal, The Contractor, Hard Luck, Game of Death, Disappearing Acts, etc. He has also written the book Talon of God in collaboration with Ray Norman. He has also established a very successful production house called Amen-Ra Films.


  • In 1997 Wesley Snipes received the Volpi Cup at the Venice Film Festival.
  • He has also received the CableACE Awards, MTV Movie Award, as well as Image Awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Wesley Snipes in 2024

Wesley Snipes Net Worth
Wesley Snipes Net Worth

Wesley Snipes is a very successful actor and has gained impeccable success in several fields like martial arts, production, direction, and writing. He has earned a substantial amount of money from his several production and direction ventures, and most of the movies have been massive hits. He has starred in many popular films, and his company Amen-Ra also earns him a considerable profit. As of 2024, He has a net worth of $12 million due to his hard work and multiple talents.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • His company Amen-Ra specializes in training martial artists and provides highly efficient security personnel to the VIPs apart from producing movies.
  • Wesley Snipes has served three years in prison as he was convicted of evading tax.
  • Wesley Snipes suffered on September 11, 2001, in which his apartment was destroyed by fire.

Wesley Snipes is a very popular and well-respected actor in Hollywood who has been bestowed with several prestigious awards and honors. He has excelled in the field of production, film making, and martial arts. He has also written a book which shows that he is multi-talented and very dedicated towards his career. He has performed in many famous movies, including the Blade Franchise, Demolition Man, etc., and has also directed stunt scenes.


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